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glossary:juvenile_rheumatoid_arthritis [2012/10/16 14:40] (current)
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|+||Arthritis, systemic-onset juvenile rheumatoid: A form of joint [[disease]] in children whose systemic signs and symptoms include high intermittent fever, a salmon-colored [[skin]]rash, swollen lymph glands, enlargement of the [[liver]] and [[spleen]], [[inflammation]] of the lungs (pleuritis), and inflammation around the heart (pericarditis). The arthritis itself may not be immediately apparent, but in time it surfaces and may persist after the systemic symptoms are long gone. Also known as systemic-onset chronic arthritis or Still's disease.|